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So many guitars, so many favorites

So, my favorite guitarists? There is quite a list of people I admire:
Mark Knopfler; Carlos Santana; Jerry Garcia; Jeff Beck, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Aaron Williams, Duane Allman, Eric Clapton, Richard Thompson, Lowell George, Leo Kottke, just to name a few.
All are great, some are brilliant and some are genius, but I DO have one favorite,that stands heads and shoulders above all the rest.. no, not Trey Anastasio ( although I adore him).

For me, there is one ONE great guitarist and it's Frank Zappa.

If you think of Zappa as the " Don't Eat the Yellow Snow" and the Montana dental floss tycoon guy you are missing out on some of the finest solo's ever burned to vinyl. ( yes, vinyl). I recommend starting with any of the 3 albums called " Shut up and Play 'yer Guitar", although most albums are chock full of solos.
Here's a little taste treat:

 



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